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Prominent US Jewish Group Expresses ‘Horror and Anguish’ at Plight of Syrian Kurds Facing Turkish Military Onslaught

As President Donald Trump once again belittled the Kurdish allies of the US in Syria in remarks to the press on Wednesday, a leading...

October 16, 2019 5:04 pm

After Germany Synagogue Attack, US Congress Members Seek Blacklisting of Foreign White Supremacist Extremist Groups

In a letter sent to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, 39 members of Congress -- led by Democrat Max Rose of New York -- asked why white supremacist extremist groups are not...

British Teacher Fired After Threatening to Send Jewish Students ‘Off to the Gas Chambers’

A British primary school teacher has been fired after she told a group of Jewish students that they would be sent to the “gas chambers” if they failed to finish their work on time. Local media...

France Says Iranian Activist Zam Had Refugee Status in France

Iranian activist Rouhollah Zam, who has been captured by Iran, had refugee status in France, the French Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, condemning his arrest. The ministry also said it had no details of the circumstances...

October 16, 2019 11:02 am

France: Iran Must Refrain From New Reductions to Nuclear Commitments

France demanded on Wednesday that Iran refrain from entering a new phase of "especially worrying" reductions to Iran's obligations to a 2015 nuclear deal with world...

October 16, 2019 10:23 am

Children’s Book Reading Prompts Legal Action Against Borough in Central New Jersey

JNS.org - A controversy that began last summer, pitting community library-event planners in a New...

October 16, 2019 10:16 am

Warren Comes Under Attack on Healthcare, Taxes at US Democratic Presidential Debate

Surging US Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and...

October 16, 2019 10:16 am

Antisemitic Posters Found on Door of Michigan Synagogue

JNS.org - Black-and-white antisemitic posters were found this week on the door of a synagogue...

October 16, 2019 10:04 am

Trump National Security Adviser Jets to Turkey in Bid to Halt Assault

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser flew to Turkey on Wednesday as part of...

October 16, 2019 5:04 pm

Prominent US Jewish Group Expresses ‘Horror and Anguish’ at Plight of Syrian Kurds Facing Turkish Military Onslaught

As President Donald Trump once again belittled the Kurdish allies of the US in Syria in remarks to the press on Wednesday, a leading American...

October 16, 2019 4:26 pm

After Germany Synagogue Attack, US Congress Members Seek Blacklisting of Foreign White Supremacist Extremist Groups

In a letter sent to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, 39 members of Congress -- led by Democrat Max Rose of New...

October 16, 2019 3:12 pm

British Teacher Fired After Threatening to Send Jewish Students ‘Off to the Gas Chambers’

A British primary school teacher has been fired after she told a group of Jewish students that they would be sent to the “gas chambers”...

October 16, 2019 11:24 am

France Says Iranian Activist Zam Had Refugee Status in France

Iranian activist Rouhollah Zam, who has been captured by Iran, had refugee status in France, the French Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, condemning his arrest. The...

October 16, 2019 11:02 am

France: Iran Must Refrain From New Reductions to Nuclear Commitments

France demanded on Wednesday that Iran refrain from entering a new phase of "especially worrying" reductions to Iran's obligations to a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "Iran must abstain from crossing an especially worrying new phase of new measures that could contribute to an...

October 16, 2019 10:23 am

Children’s Book Reading Prompts Legal Action Against Borough in Central New Jersey

JNS.org - A controversy that began last summer, pitting community library-event planners in a New Jersey suburb and various Palestinian sympathizers against a Jewish community,...

October 16, 2019 10:16 am

Warren Comes Under Attack on Healthcare, Taxes at US Democratic Presidential Debate

Surging US Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals...

October 16, 2019 10:16 am

Antisemitic Posters Found on Door of Michigan Synagogue

JNS.org - Black-and-white antisemitic posters were found this week on the door of a synagogue in Michigan. Rabbi Michael Schadick of Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids,...

October 16, 2019 10:04 am

Trump National Security Adviser Jets to Turkey in Bid to Halt Assault

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser flew to Turkey on Wednesday as part of an emergency delegation to try to persuade Ankara to halt...

October 16, 2019 9:54 am

US Carried Out Secret Cyber Strike on Iran in Wake of Saudi Oil Attack, Officials Say

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which...

October 16, 2019 9:50 am

Romania Set to Open First Holocaust Museum Since End of Second World War

JNS.org - Romania will open its first national Holocaust museum more than seven decades since the end of World War II. The National Museum of Jewish...

October 16, 2019 9:38 am

Netanyahu Asks Putin to Pardon American-Israeli Jailed on Drug Charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to pardon an American-Israeli woman sentenced to 7-1/2 years in jail for a few...

October 15, 2019 12:31 pm

Iran’s Economy to Shrink 9.5 Percent This Year Amid Tighter US Sanctions, Says IMF

Iran's economy is expected to shrink by 9.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, down from a previous estimate of a six...

October 14, 2019 12:40 pm

Iran to Continue Scaling Back Commitments to Nuclear Deal: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Tehran would continue to scale back its commitments to the 2015 nuclear agreement until the European Union...

Features

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

Opinion

Inside the Hebron Lions’ Den

The Lions’ Den, a fascinating collection of essays by journalist Susie Linfield, focuses on Zionism and the political left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky. She makes it clear from...

October 16, 2019 6:23 am

Israel

Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Wi...

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a path to a unity government...

Middle East

‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ E...

JNS.org - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime...

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